Hillcrest is offering a series of elective courses typically on Wednesday nights, 6:30 - 8:30 PM for high school aged and up. Childcare is provided for a small fee. Each course will be 2-6 weeks long and will study a variety of topics. You are encouraged to attend at least one or all of them! There will be a cost involved if the course you choose requires a book.Click here to go to the Discovery Night page
This group typically meets on the second Sunday night of every month for fellowship and fun. Young Couples is geared toward couples that are just married up to those with kids in school. Child care is provided on these evenings for those with young children. For more information, email Kevin Van Wyhe at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to go to the Young Couples page
S.M.I.L.E. (Seniors Ministering In Love and Encouragement)
This group is for those members 60 years and up who are interested in fellowship and ministering to the needs of others. S.M.I.L.E. typically has one planned event each month.
* Abide Bible Study Abide Bible Study is a weekly study held on Monday evenings, 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Two to four studies will be held each year and is a large group/small group format.
* Sisterhood Social Hour Sisterhood Social Hours are fun social events for women to come together in a larger group. While spending time away from our regular routines we will grow in love of each other as sisters in Christ. They will be hosted by various volunteering groups of women.
* Lenten Breakfast Each year women's ministry will offer a holiday half-day retreat to Hillcrest women and their friends and family. In 2016 we will begin with a Lenten Breakfast. The following church season we will celebrate with a Christmas Tea.
Mom's Time Out is an outreach to moms of all ages.Whether a newly pregnant mom, a mom of babies and toddlers, a step mom, a mom with school aged or teenaged children, a single mom or a grandmother - all are welcome!The premise of Mom's Time Out is a time for friendships to be formed while providing a time of relaxation and renewal with other women, thus strengthening us to be better wives and mothers. This group was started at Hillcrest to fill a need for moms to get together. It also gives support and an opportunity for outreach to the moms in the community. Mom's Time Out gives women an opportunity to be served and loved, to share and to grow. This night out can be a blessing to you in many ways!
Mom's Time Out meets the first Friday night of the months of October through May, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in The Hill. These nights are totally free and always include a nice dinner, time to visit with other moms, a speaker and sometimes an easy craft. Free childcare is also provided, which includes dinner, and fun games and crafts. If you would like to attend the next meeting, please go to the Facebook page: Mom’s Time Out and click on the "Events" page.
Deeper Journey is a men’s ministry of Hillcrest designed to encourage men in their walk of faith through life. It is comprised of a variety of ways to connect with each other and the Lord through monthly Celebration dinners, a weekly small group discussion (Quest) and opportunities for men to form Triads. Click here to find more information about the Deeper Journey.
Men’s Bible Study
This group meets on Thursday mornings, 8:00 AM at the Hudsonville Grille. This is a Bible discussion and is open to men of all ages.
Helping Ourselves Pray & Evangelize meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 4:00 PM in the Green Room, off from the Hill. Participants share and are guided through praying for the spiritual needs of individuals, our church, community and nation.
A group of devoted women who help those in need by gathering each Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. in the church’s lower level Youth Room to sew or do needle work.
This group meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 –7:30 PM in The Hill for aerobic exercise.
Ride With a Mission
A road bike group for men with weekly scheduled rides. The mission is “Faith, Fellowship and Fitness” and is for experienced and new bikers. Ride occasionally with the group or every week. Contact Eric Deurto get connected with this fun group of guys!